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Nehemiah 6:13

    Nehemiah 6:13 Translations

    King James Version (KJV)

    Therefore was he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and that they might have matter for an evil report, that they might reproach me.

    American King James Version (AKJV)

    Therefore was he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and that they might have matter for an evil report, that they might reproach me.

    American Standard Version (ASV)

    For this cause was he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and that they might have matter for an evil report, that they might reproach me.

    Basic English Translation (BBE)

    For this reason they had given him money, in order that I might be overcome by fear and do what he said and do wrong, and so they would have reason to say evil about me and put shame on me.

    Webster's Revision

    For this cause was he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and that they might have matter for an evil report, that they might reproach me.

    World English Bible

    He hired so that I would be afraid, do so, and sin, and that they might have material for an evil report, that they might reproach me.

    English Revised Version (ERV)

    For this cause was he hired, that I should be afraid, and do so, and sin, and that they might have matter for an evil report, that they might reproach me.

    Definitions for Nehemiah 6:13

    Reproach - Disgrace; shame.

    Wesley's Notes on Nehemiah 6:13

    6:13 And sin - By going into a place forbidden to me, and that in such a manner, which would have been both sinful and shameful. Reproach - As a coward, and conscious of my own guilt, that they might make me contemptible and odious both to my own people, and to the king of Persia.